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trunk_junkie's loves26 of 27<<<--- 1890's Cut Glass Whiskey Bottle --->>>Found on the screened in porch of an old friend's home
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    Posted 8 years ago

    gsochris
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    Purchased this at a second hand shop a year ago, just looking for more info on it like Manufacturer, year built, etc. W=32", D=18", H=23 - the trunk has tiny rollers on the bottom and I can't seem to find any identification on the lock - perhaps this is a replica of something? Thank for your help!

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    1. trunk_junkie trunk_junkie, 8 years ago
      That is a Yale and Towne lock. Here is the history of the company:

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yale_(company)
    2. trunkingforfun, 8 years ago
      The picture on the lid does not appear to be original as it 1. Does not look like a lithograph and 2. Does not have a border, either as part of the picture or placed around it. If it is a lithograph it is atypical. Perhaps the trunk did not come with one, I have seen them without, and the owner used their own and placed it there. The lock is not a replica but the real thing. The number 3 on the draw bolts is the size. The sizes ranged from I to 5 I think. Looks like fun to restore. Thanks for the post.
    3. gsochris, 8 years ago
      Thank you both for the info, nice to know a little background!

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